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Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis

David R. Zimmerman (Director)
11th Floor WARF Building
610 Walnut Street
Madison, WI 53705-2397
Tel: 608/263-5722
Fax: 608/263-4523

DEVELOPS AND EVALUATES performance measures and decision support systems with health care applications, including long-term care quality assurance, health care cost containment and many other issues.

Develops health information systems and data bases for use in policy analysis and epidemiologic studies.

Develops and evaluates decision support and information systems for health education and promotion programs, including the Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System (CHESS).

The Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis (CHSRA) conducts research, expanding and applying techniques such as decision theory, measurement, and evaluation, to improve health systems. Employing state-of-the-art technology, CHSRA collects, integrates, analyzes and interprets health information.

CHSRA was formed in 1973 as a collaborative effort between the department of Industrial Engineering and Preventive Medicine at the University of Wisconsin. Over the years, CHSRA's interdisciplinary staff has applied these techniques to address a variety of issues in:

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